VW Amarok Tiguan in huge recall Wheels24 — Volkswagen Amarok

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VW Amarok, Tiguan in huge

Potential fuel leaks, issues, blown fuses… has announced that it is to recall than 15 000 Amarok and 4270 models from across Africa. Wheels24 identifies the and asks VW for solutions.

Volkswagen recall 239 000 Amarok bakkies and 800 000 SUV’s globally due to mechanical Here in South Africa, 15 500 and 4270 Tiguans owners are

The Tiguan SUV suffers from power failure due to fuse The automaker also reported with its dual-clutch gearbox caused by synthetic oil. in the engine could result in fuel leaks in Amarok and double-cabs.


spoke to VWSA to find out the issues are, the causes and how it owners:

*Tiguan recall :

affected – 4270 units 2008 to middle of 2011.

– Light fuses can blow light failures (front and

Cause: According to VWSA: “In cases, a fuse may trip in the thus resulting in failure of one of the two light circuits. This in causes individual light to fail. However, the vehicle’s circuitry ensures that lights remain on all around the The driver is immediately informed of on the instrument cluster.

Solution: will be contacted and a fuse(s) may to be replaced. VW SA says replacing the with a tougher coating a few minutes”.

Problem: In isolated cases, with the DSG can occur due to synthetic

“It has also been discovered with vehicles with a dual-clutch gearbox (DQ200), malfunctions could occur in the power supply if synthetic oil is used. This applies in if the vehicle is subject to a hot and humid coupled with a lot of stop/go

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Solution: As for the DSG issues, VW SA explained: has decided to launch a global campaign to request all customers a seven-speed DSG (DQ200) filled synthetic oil to visit a workshop for an oil

* UPDATE: According to VWSA:The of the fuse and oil will be changed/replaced owners bring their in for a scheduled service.


Amarok recall:

affected: 15 500 2.0 TDI Single and double-cabs from 2010 to June

Problem: Potential fuel leaks

Cause: “Some bakkies equipped with a 2.0 TDI may be affected by leaks in the fuel within the engine compartment.”

Solution: “In order to avoid any damage to the fuel lines a protector is being fitted at the points as part of a global programme.” Amarok owners also be contacted about the

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